Property portal Rightmove have had somewhat of a monopoly when it comes to being the largest property portal in the industry, both for sales and lettings. However, with Rightmove driving up their fees well above the typical inflation rate, and … Continue reading
Energy efficiency in the Buy-To-Let sector is only going to be tightened by the Government in the years to come; with recent regulation changes regarding EPC’s the latest in their moves. Since April 2018, all Energy Performance Certificates must be … Continue reading
There’s a variety of different reasons why landlords have swapped from other agents to us; overpriced maintenance fees, lack of communication, excessive void periods or a simple failure to adhere to their initial promises. Most landlords tend to remain with … Continue reading
Many landlords state that HMO’s are one of the most efficient methods of letting a property portfolio. They can certainly aid gaining higher rental figures from individual properties, but what do you need to consider before undertaking such a task? … Continue reading
Property inventories are a life line for any respectable landlord, agent and tenant. They provide evidence and cover for a state of a property before a tenancy begins to ensure everything is thoroughly documented. Despite this, some choose not to … Continue reading
Buy-to-let landlords could face a Stamp Duty rate hike which means they have to pay an additional 3% of the property’s value in tax Continue reading
Martin Ellis, the UK’s leading housing economist, authored the report which has found that buy-to-let investors are increasingly on the look out for properties that are cheaper and result in a higher yield.
Landlords must have electrical installations in their rental homes checked every five years under new rules announced today.
One of the most common questions we are asked when tenants contact us regarding a property is if the landlord accepts pets. It’s a regular occurrence for landlords to outright refuse pets in their property, but if a Labour government … Continue reading
It’s good news if you’re a landlord or investor with or looking to add to a property portfolio in the North.